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Tuesday | Defending Big D

Know Thine Enemy: The Edmonton Oilers

Everybody knows that Jim Nill and the Dallas Stars have already won the 2014 offseason .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Taylor Hall, Nikita Nikitin, Jordan Eberle, Teddy Purcell, NHL Players

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Too Many Men On The Site

2014-15 NHL season preview: Edmonton Oilers

Taylor Hall followed up his breakout season in 2012-13 with an 80-point campaign , good for 7th in the NHL.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Players, Benoit Pouliot, Nikita Nikitin, Justin Schultz, Teddy Purcell

Matchsticks & Gasoline

Well Don't Be Sad

The destruction caused by Boston College's Gaudreau-Arnold-Hayes line nearly became a fantasy come true for Flames fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, Johnny Gaudreau, Sven Baertschi, Sean Monahan, NHL Players, Edmonton Oilers

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Too Many Men On The Site

Will Nail Yakupov Bounce Back?

Mar 18, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers right wing Nail Yakupov skates with the puck during the warmup period against the Nashville Predators at Rexall Place.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Players

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Too Many Men On The Site

Will Nail Yakupov Bounce Back?

Mar 18, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers right wing Nail Yakupov skates with the puck during the warmup period against the Nashville Predators at Rexall Place.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Players

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Cult of Hockey poll: How many points will Nail Yakupov score this year?

In the realm of predictions for the 2014-15 season, about the wildest made about the Edmonton Oilers so far comes from Dave Lozo, head NHL writer for Bleacher Report.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Players, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle

Thu Aug 14, 2014

MSNBC

Report: Oilers could send 1st-rounder Draisaitl to Europe

According to TSN 1260 radio's Dean Millard , there are rumbling that should Draisaitl - the third overall selection at the draft - not make the NHL club, he'll possibly be sent to play in Europe, rather than return to Canadian junior hockey with the WHL's Prince Albert Raiders.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Darnell Nurse, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Players

GlobalNews

Oilers' Yakupov makes Miracle Treat Day extra sweet for Edmonton kids

Miracle Treat Day is the day we all indulge in an ice cream treat and use the excuse: "I do it for the kids."

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players

Arctic Ice Hockey

The Morrissey Conundrum

When the AHL isn't an option, should a NHL team look beyond North America to challenge their best and brightest prospects? The NHL has an agreement with the CHL which makes it impossible for NHL teams to send their top prospects to the AHL for a season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division

MSNBC

Under Pressure: Nail Yakupov

So yeah, 2013-14 was not the greatest for Yak. Aside from the healthy scratches, trade rumors and acrimonious relationship with his head coach, Yakupov also missed 16 games to injury and finished with the fourth-worst plus-minus rating in the league last year, at minus-33.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Players

Wed Aug 13, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Edmonton Oilers sign center Leon Draisaitl

The Edmonton Oilers signed center Leon Draisaitl to a three-year entry-level contract on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall, Craig MacTavish, NHL Players

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Oilers sign third-overall pick Leon Draisaitl to entry-level contract

Leon Draisaitl puts on a team sweater after being selected as the number three overall pick to the Edmonton Oilers in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall, NHL Players

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Oil On Whyte

The Summer of Yakupov & Draisaitl

If you've watched as many Oiler games as me, the past few years, then you'll understand that Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle share a special chemistry.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Taylor Hall, Ryan Smyth, Jordan Eberle, NHL Players

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Oil On Whyte

Oilers Boxcars: Bottom 6 Point Predictions

Apr 6, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Anaheim Ducks forward Devante Smith-Pelly and Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Hendricks battle for a loose puck during the second period at Rexall Place.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Boyd Gordon, NHL Players, Benoit Pouliot, Tyler Pitlick, Ryan Smyth

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Oil On Whyte

Nail Yakupov's New Centerman

There are, really, only two roster positions open on the Oilers this year. That whole thing about "finally, competition for Oilers roster spots"? That's a pile of crap: The first line, now that the club actually has the resources to ice more than one scoring line, should be Ryan Nugent-Hopkins , flanked by Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Players, Matt Hendricks, Luke Gazdic, Tyler Pitlick, Mark Arcobello

BleacherReport

10 New Arrivals from Europe to Watch in the 2014-15 NHL Season

NHL teams import European options every season, via the draft and free agency. For fans, it's often difficult to keep track of them - some are returning from a couple of years in Europe, others are making their first sojourn into North American hockey.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Bogdan Yakimov, NHL Players, Edmonton Oilers, Luke Gazdic, Anton Lander

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